Shree Parajia Pattni Samaj - Mombasa
New Year Sneh Milan & Dinner 2016
Mombasa Samaj held annual Sneh Milan on Monday 31 October 2016 at 7.30pm.
The function started with reciting prayers, Ankut offering, a speech by the chairman and a speech by the chairlady of the mahila mandal.
To add sparkle to the function, the youth wing had organized antakshri and all members participated. Members of all age groups unleashed their hidden singing talent and self-confidence.
It was an evening when members had a chance to let their hair down and have a one of a kind bonding experience. Members sung new and old numbers taking down memory lane and making them stars.
This was followed by delicious dinner starters “Pattni Mix” which is made using cheese, chevro, onions and hot green chilies.
The main course consisted of Pau Bhaji live stand which served hot & double vaghar pau bhajis, Samosas, mouthwatering Daal and Chili Bhajiyas, Pack Potatoes, assorted chutneys.
To cool down the taste buds dessert was served which included Cassata almond ice cream. Community members were presented with bar of Dairy Milk chocolate as a “laani”.
A speech from the Chairman, Bharatbhai Bhimji Ratanshi Dhanak
Hon Chairman - Bharatbhai Dhanak
Hon. Trustees, my Executive Committee members & all members of our Samaj.
I take this opportunity to wish you all a Happy Diwali & prosperous New Year.
I pray to the almighty to shower upon us all citizens of this universe his choicest blessings, make our dreams come true to life, relive us of all sickness & misery
I also take this opportunity to pray for all the departed souls in the Pattni world.
Our Samaj has been very active this year & with the support of you all we will reach great heights. As the saying goes “quality is better than quantity” which makes our institution shine brighter.
My committee is planning some major renovations for our Samaj & plans for the same are at grassroots level but will communicate to you all once it conceives.
Our sister institution Pattni Brotherhood Nairobi is celebrating their golden jubilee in December this year with cultural, sports & other programs.
We will be attending as well as participate & I request the relevant arms of our Samaj to start preparations as we are only a month away.
I also take this opportunity to welcome on board assistant web master of Pattni Connection Shree Vijaybhai Vrajlal Pattni (Jagda) of Leicester UK.
At last a candidate has been identified to assist Shree Pranbhai Dhanak in his marvelous task of bringing all Pattni / Soni families on a single platform.
Quote from the webmaster “Integrity, honesty and trust are important characteristics for becoming a successful webmaster for a community website”.
On behalf of the Samaj our heartiest congratulations to Miss Madhvi Bharat Vaya for shinning above all. It is truly an achievement we are proud of.
All the best in your future endeavors & our blessings are with you always.
I wish to thank our youth director Neel for this wonderful decor & after a thorough search for the best & value for money new PA system.
Maheshbhai for organizing a very tasty dinner prepared by Dhirubhai to be served soon.
The ladies wing for the Ankot Prashad & reciting of the annual prayers & finally not forgetting all the members to avail yourselves today for our Annual Sneh Samelan, despite your busy schedule.